Friday, February 24, 2017

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Actress

Now on to the lead categories, here are the best actresses of 2016.


Emma Stone, La La Land
Amy Adams, Arrival
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Ruth Negga, Loving
Narges Rashidi, Under the Shadow
Rebecca Hall, Christine

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Supporting Actor

Acting once again, let's move on to the best supporting actors of 2016.


Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals
John Goodman, 10 Cloverfield Lane
Patrick Stewart, Green Room
Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Supporting Actress

Moving into the acting categories now, here are the best supporting actresses of 2016.


Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Janelle Monae, Moonlight
Taryn Manning, A Light Beneath Their Feet
Kate Beckinsale, Love & Friendship

Thursday, February 23, 2017

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Cinematography

Today we move on to what Bill Murray once termed the "shooters". Here are the best cinematographers for 2016.


Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Jarin Blaschke, The Witch
James Laxton, Moonlight
Seamus McGarvey, Nocturnal Animals
Stephane Fontaine, Jackie

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Screenplay

This might be the most competitive of all the awards, as there was a huge stack of great screenplays this year. There is an argument to be made for all of these nominees, so the separation between them is not that much. Plus, this list is just a small sample of terrific work in 2016.


Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Eric Heisserer, Arrival
Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi, The Nice Guys

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Documentary

We move on in the 2017 Beboti Awards, looking now at the Best Documentaries that 2016 had to offer.


Jim: The James Foley Story, directed by Brian Oakes
Weiner, directed by Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
Wizard Mode, directed by Nathan Drillot, Jeff Petry
Pervert Park, directed by Frida Barkfors, Lasse Barkfors
13th, directed by Ava Duvernay

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2017 Beboti Awards: Best Foreign Language Film

It's that time of year again to look at what I thought was the best there was out there the past year. Unfortunately, and fortunately, I had another life change this year, a son that was born in November, which obviously kept me away from the theaters a bit the last two months. Still, I saw quite a bit that is worthy of praise in 2016, and today we kick it off with the Best Foreign Language Film of 2016.


Embrace of the Serpent, directed by Ciro Guerra
Under the Shadow, directed by Babak Anvari
My King, directed by Maiwenn
Rams, directed by Grimur Hakonarson
The Measure of a Man, directed by Stephane Brize